Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 7.35% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 4.09% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 0.19% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 1.68% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 15.79% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 24.16% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(20.52 $)
14.62 £
(20.00 $)
     -2.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(82.06 $)
58.49 £
(80.00 $)
     -2.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(8.21 $)
6.58 £
(9.00 $)
     +9.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(6.84 $)
5.12 £
(7.00 $)
     +2.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.84 $)
5.85 £
(8.00 $)
     +16.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.97 £
(4.06 $)
3.53 £
(4.83 $)
     +18.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 £
(1.96 $)
1.73 £
(2.37 $)
     +21.27 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(1.57 $)
1.61 £
(2.20 $)
     +40.02 %
Markets
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 £
(4.89 $)
2.68 £
(3.67 $)
     -24.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.26 $)
2.21 £
(3.02 $)
     +140.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(0.97 $)
1.55 £
(2.12 $)
     +118.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 £
(3.04 $)
2.47 £
(3.38 $)
     +11.14 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.04 £
(4.16 $)
4.27 £
(5.84 $)
     +40.33 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.70 £
(3.69 $)
4.00 £
(5.48 $)
     +48.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.84 £
(6.62 $)
5.04 £
(6.90 $)
     +4.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.33 $)
1.26 £
(1.72 $)
     +29.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.65 $)
0.52 £
(0.72 $)
     +10.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.21 $)
1.07 £
(1.47 $)
     +20.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.51 $)
1.31 £
(1.79 $)
     +18.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.71 $)
0.84 £
(1.16 $)
     +63.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.72 $)
0.71 £
(0.97 $)
     +33.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
(1.03 $)
1.28 £
(1.75 $)
     +69.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 £
(1.34 $)
1.31 £
(1.80 $)
     +34.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(10.94 $)
9.87 £
(13.50 $)
     +23.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.87 £
(2.56 $)
1.87 £
(2.55 $)
     -0.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 £
(2.93 $)
1.76 £
(2.41 $)
     -17.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(17.78 $)
7.31 £
(10.00 $)
     -43.76 %
Transportation
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.83 $)
1.28 £
(1.75 $)
     -54.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 162.00 £
(221.56 $)
73.12 £
(100.00 $)
     -54.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(4.10 $)
2.08 £
(2.85 $)
     -30.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.74 $)
1.97 £
(2.70 $)
     -27.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(39.39 $)
21.34 £
(29.19 $)
     -25.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.84 £
(6.62 $)
2.93 £
(4.01 $)
     -39.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £
(31,685.56 $)
18,279.22 £
(25,000.00 $)
     -21.10 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,482.47 £
(32,116.33 $)
16,096.93 £
(22,015.33 $)
     -31.45 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.88 £
(252.85 $)
124.03 £
(169.63 $)
     -32.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.18 $)
0.09 £
(0.12 $)
     -35.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.40 £
(44.31 $)
49.10 £
(67.15 $)
     +51.54 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.09 £
(63.03 $)
32.83 £
(44.90 $)
     -28.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.50 £
(12.99 $)
7.29 £
(9.98 $)
     -23.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £
(19.15 $)
10.97 £
(15.00 $)
     -21.66 %
Childcare
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,409.04 £
(1,927.10 $)
802.97 £
(1,098.20 $)
     -43.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,995.24 £
(24,611.60 $)
17,014.83 £
(23,270.73 $)
     -5.45 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.25 £
(76.93 $)
38.25 £
(52.32 $)
     -31.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.83 £
(39.43 $)
31.94 £
(43.69 $)
     +10.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.74 £
(102.22 $)
62.12 £
(84.96 $)
     -16.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.38 £
(123.62 $)
94.28 £
(128.95 $)
     +4.31 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.65 £
(2,328.67 $)
1,627.42 £
(2,225.78 $)
     -4.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,297.81 £
(1,774.98 $)
1,220.23 £
(1,668.88 $)
     -5.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,208.82 £
(4,388.62 $)
3,250.49 £
(4,445.61 $)
     +1.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,150.84 £
(2,941.65 $)
2,278.24 £
(3,115.89 $)
     +5.92 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.76 £
(1,528.72 $)
597.68 £
(817.43 $)
     -46.53 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 540.13 £
(738.72 $)
399.63 £
(546.56 $)
     -26.01 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,069.31 £
(4,197.81 $)
3,654.96 £
(4,998.79 $)
     +19.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.52 3.34      +32.75 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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